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August 3, 2015
Faculty members and their expertise need to be central to curricular review, but with checks and balances related to self-interests of departments, which may not reflect students' interests, write Alexandra W. Logue and Ian Shrank.  
July 31, 2015
When departments hire outside their areas of expertise, criticism can be no surprise, writes Cary Nelson.

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August 2, 2015 - 8:33pm
Open thoughts.
August 2, 2015 - 3:28pm
Early in my career, I had the pleasure of team teaching a course on the Economics of Higher Education with then Hofstra President Robert Payton.
August 2, 2015 - 3:22pm
Avoiding extreme choices -- and tragedies.

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July 27, 2015
Stephen L. Chew writes that current approaches -- for awards or tenure and promotion -- are based too much on passion or student enjoyment and not enough on actual learning.
July 24, 2015
Student evaluations of teaching are suspect -- but increasing classroom observation of professors as an alternative has its own set of problems, write Jonathan Golding and Philipp Kraemer.
July 23, 2015
It's great for Harvard that a $400 million gift will help it build an excellent program, but public universities are the ones change the workforce in engineering, writes Andreas Cangellaris.
July 22, 2015
Does the arc of the universe bend toward justice? Scott McLemee looks into a philosopher's book on racial profiling and police homicide.
July 21, 2015
The American Psychological Association scandal is a useful reminder that codes of conduct come from individuals with their own biases, and scholarly associations need to accept and deal with that reality, writes Laura Stark.

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